Juvenile Services Coordinator, Union County Public Library, Monroe, NC

NOTE:

Seeking a dynamic, creative individual with experience in children’s services. Must be knowledgeable in the developmental stages of children 0-12 and have broad knowledge of current children’s literature. Must demonstrate an enthusiastic and innovative approach to children’s services and programming. Must be adept in using technology, and have an interest in incorporating technology into children’s library programming. Must have excellent communication, presentation and training skills. Previous supervisory experience required.

SALARY:

$19.02 – $28.53 Hourly
$39,565.00 – $59,348.00 Annually

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in Library Science from and ALA accredited library school. 1-2 years of experience working with children and 2-5 years of supervisory experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

DUTIES:

Under limited supervision of the Assistant Director, is responsible for the
provision of library services to meet the needs of children and families, both in traditional and innovative approaches. The Juvenile Services Coordinator develops service priorities and strategies; provides basic training and continuing staff development for children’s services staff; and develops collections that fulfill the needs of juvenile patrons. Coordinates with outside agencies to extend the library’s services to children. Supervises Main Library Children’s staff. The Juvenile Services Coordinator actively participates on the management team, and coordinates with branch managers and other staff to maximize the effectiveness of library services.

AVAILABLE:

August 18th, 2014

APPLY BY:

September 8, 2014

TO APPLY:

Applicants must visit Union County’s website at http://www.unioncountync.us/     and click on Employment to access the job posting and application link.  All applications must be submitted online.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please contact Assistant Library Director, Lindsey Shuford at       lshuford@union.lib.nc.us

Posted in Professional (MLS), Public Library | Leave a comment

Head of Content Organization and Management, Western Carolina University Hunter Library, Cullowhee, NC

NOTE:

About the University
Western Carolina University is a Carnegie engaged institution and one of the 17 senior institutions of the University of North Carolina system. It is a dynamic, regional comprehensive university with over 10,000 students. WCU focuses on academic quality through its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). It has adopted the Boyer model of scholarship to support its commitment to integrated learning, the scholarship of engagement, and the stewardship of place. Located in Cullowhee, NC, with an instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville, WCU is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 52 miles west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the nation’s most spectacular and most visited national parks. While in a small town setting, the university is only 3 hours from Atlanta and Charlotte.

About the Library
Hunter Library has a long, respected record of providing excellent service to the university and region. The library is dedicated to supporting and developing the information, digital, graphic, and visual literacy of students and the teaching and research needs of faculty and staff. The library has 19 tenure track faculty members, 30 staff members, and an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million. The library contains approximately 800,000 print and electronic volumes and provides access to more than 45,000 journals through print subscriptions and electronic databases. The library is an active partner in the Western North Carolina Library Network.

About the Department
As part of the library-wide learning mission, the department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching, and scholarship activities of the WCU community. COM includes 4 librarians and 10 support staff members. The department is responsible for a collection budget of approximately $1.5 million.

SALARY:

Expected salary range: salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science; at least three to five years of  experience in an academic library environment; significant experience with  collection development and acquisition of monographic and continuing resources; knowledge of cataloging and metadata creation; knowledge of electronic resources management; knowledge of budget processes; knowledge of evolving business models for acquisitions; successful supervisory experience; experience with training and mentoring; experience with integrated library systems and the application of technology to enhance library operations; knowledge of best practices, current issues and trends in technical services; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to establish and maintain cooperative university wide working relationships; and potential to fulfill the library’s requirements for librarianship, scholarship and service.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of issues, standards and trends in open access and scholarly communication; experience with Sierra, Banner, and institutional repositories; a record of professional engagement and scholarly activity

DUTIES:

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and highly qualified librarian to develop and lead its Content Organization and Management (COM) Department. The department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching and scholarship activities of the university’s students, faculty, and staff. The head of COM is responsible for: departmental strategic planning, budgeting, and management; coordination and guidance of departmental recruitment, program review and assessment; mentoring and performance evaluation; oversight of the collegial and peer review processes; and supervision of the collection development, electronic resources, metadata and serials librarians.  The department head collaborates with COM librarians and departmental liaisons to develop the library’s collection of electronic and print resources; collaborates with the digital initiatives unit to develop digital projects and programs; and serves as a member of the library-wide leadership team.

The successful candidate will: be responsive to user needs and services in an academic library environment and serve as a mentor, manager, and leader to the staff and faculty in COM; be familiar with technology and emerging trends; participate in departmental and library-wide committees and work groups and function in a full range of professional departmental responsibilities; remain professionally informed and pursue the discovery of new knowledge related to the field of librarianship through scholarship; seek opportunities for professional service; fully embrace the library’s guiding principles; be  flexible,  and act with integrity.

This is a twelve month, tenure-track position with a generous 24 days of vacation leave annually.

AVAILABLE:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY BY:

Position is open until filled.

TO APPLY:

To apply, access our online employment system at: https://jobs.wcu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53598.  You will be required to attach a letter of application, resume and names and telephone numbers of three references. For more information, contact Margaret Watson at 828-227-2325 or watsonm@email.wcu.edu.

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

Public Services Librarian, Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC

NOTE:

Position Description
This position Supports, maintains, directs, and delivers public services to users in the Library.

SALARY:

$38,220.00 – $47,460.00 Annually

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements:
Requires an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Science and two years work experience using library systems. Must be able to travel locally to instructional sites.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others
Ability to work day, evening and Saturday shifts
Demonstrates excellent organizational skills
Ability to perform normal duties with minimal supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Intermediate skills with MS Office products
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills

DUTIES:

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)
* Provides instruction in the use of library collections and resources across a variety of mediums as well as conducting tours as requested
* Solicits feedback from faculty, staff, and students in order to anticipate user needs and recommend resource acquisitions
* Develops and implements reference instruction and materials that are appropriate to the academic environment
* Assists in the planning, coordinating and evaluating of library services
* Participates in collection development and implementing a variety of library-based information technology applications
* Assists in the development of Library policies and procedures
Trains and supervises support staff and student workers as directed
Assists customers with basic library needs, including conducting research, online database searching, selecting material, and developing research strategy
Prepares periodic reports pertaining to library services as directed
Provides orientations to the library through class presentations, tours, and individual instruction
Assists in the selection of new employees
In the absence of the Campus Librarian, assumes responsibility for library operations
Assists in developing, maintaining, and evaluating the collection to support instructional programs
Collaborates with faculty to develop library instruction and learning objectives to meet the needs of students and the college community
Participates in campus and District committees
Provides direct informational, reference, and reader’s advisory services to the public
Helps to promote library awareness and use
Participates in all other functions within the library environment in order to represent those functions as needed

TO APPLY:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/851755/public-services-librarian?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

Reference Librarian Evening (Part-Time), Surry Community College Main Campus, Dobson, NC

NOTE:

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to sit, stand & walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms
• The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

QUALIFICATIONS:

General Qualifications:
In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common correspondence and reports.
• Ability to articulate professional responses to common inquiries and/or complaints from students, faculty, staff, or the public at-large.
• Ability to write using proper grammar and punctuation.
• Ability to effectively present information to management, students, faculty, staff, or the public at-large.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as those needed for the interpretation/creation of graphs and logical equations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Required Qualifications:
ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or Library/Information Science

Preferred Qualifications:
Reference experience in an academic setting.

DUTIES:

Job Description Summary:
The Evening Reference Librarian is responsible for the operation of the library during scheduled evening hours, usually 4-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday. (Summer hours until 8 p.m.) Evening Reference Librarians do not work when classes are not in session. Responsible for answering user inquiries about locating library materials, using databases, including reference questions via phone or e-mail. Responsible for maintaining an inviting learning environment as well as building security. 2 days per week/10 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
– Assist students, faculty, and community patrons in the use of library materials and databases, including phone inquiries.
– Assist users with basic Microsoft Office questions.
– Assist users with locating resources in the Genealogy Collection.
– Maintain appropriate learning environment, including monitoring of building security.
– Use professional courtesy and respect to all Library users.
– Provide back-up for Evening Circulation Assistant.
– Responsible for R Building security, in consultation with the SCC Police officers.
– Communicate issues/concerns with daytime Library staff/Assoc. Dean.
– Responsible for Library closing procedures.
– Other duties as assigned.

AVAILABLE:

08/04/2014

APPLY BY:

Open Until Filled

TO APPLY:

https://jobs.surry.edu/postings/785

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

David A. Wright, PhD
Associate Dean of Learning Resources
Surry Community College
630 S. Main St.
Dobson  NC  27017
336-386-3252 (voice)
336-386-3692 (fax)

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

University Library Technician, General Collections Cataloging, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

NOTE:

Academic Library Services (ALS) is a branch of Academic Affairs and reports through the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs. ALS serves East Carolina University faculty, students, staff, and visitors by offering library resources and services to support the research, instruction, and service goals of the University.

The cataloging departments, part of the Discovery & Technology Division within Joyner Library, catalog materials for the library’s collections and make them available in the library’s online catalog and/or other databases. These materials, which include print, media and electronic forms of information, support the research mission of the university community and the library faculty and staff. Access to the library’s resources is vital to every patron of Academic Library Services. This position supports access to the library’s electronic resources and special formats by updating existing or creating new descriptive records that are entered into an international database, as well as the local library catalog, allowing patrons to know we have these resources available for them. Other duties include short-term cataloging and database maintenance projects that enhance access and discoverability. This position reports directly to the faculty department head.

Understands and can apply the cataloging process, techniques and standards (MARC, AACR, RDA, etc.) of cataloging, largely without oversight, after training is complete. Applies prescribed procedures and standards for the loading of bibliographic record sets for electronic resources from vendors and suggests improvements, as needed.

SALARY:

Minimum salary of $34,236

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred qualifications include: Four-year college degree or advanced coursework in library science or related field. Post-undergraduate paid library work experience, preferably in Technical Services.

DUTIES:

Knowledge, skills and abilities include: Knowledge of library techniques, systems, policies and procedures; demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software, OCLC and other electronic resources common to large academic libraries; experience in the use of an integrated library system (Symphony preferred); Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Demonstrated facility for accuracy and attention to detail; the ability to analyze and use standard library methods and principles; the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library personnel and patrons.

AVAILABLE:

September, 2014

APPLY BY:

August 25, 2014

TO APPLY:

All applicants must apply online through ECU’s employment website at http://www.jobs.ecu.edu.  Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three references, to include both email and postal addresses.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

www.ecu.edu/lib

Posted in Academic Library, Paraprofessional (non MLS) | Leave a comment

Librarian For Information Services (Liaison To The BSOM), Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

SALARY:

Commensurate with Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science required

DUTIES:

The Librarian for Information Services and liaison to the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) provides leadership in the planning, coordinating, delivery, promotion and assessment of library and information services for faculty and students in ECU’s Brody School of Medicine (BSOM). This position serves as a member of the Laupus Library Information Services Department and provides reference services, including regular reference shifts and related tasks assisting library users as needed. This position also develops and delivers library skills training. The liaison is expected to become immersed in the work of BSOM faculty and students in order to best understand their needs regarding library related services and resources.

AVAILABLE:

Oct. 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

This position is open until filled.

TO APPLY:

ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=75259

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information, contact Colie Cashwell at cashwellc@ecu.edu, or 252-744-2216

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

Public Services Librarian, Rockingham Community College Gerald B. James Library, Wentworth, North Carolina

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience, full-time benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA-accredited MLS or MSLS
Minimum of one year professional library experience (academic preferred)
Knowledge of library/bibliographic instruction and learning technologies; familiarity with emerging theories related to teaching and learning in higher education
Experience in the design, presentation, and assessment of instructional sessions and materials
Experience in marketing and promoting library services

Preferred Qualifications:
Broad understanding of the functions and mission of a community college library and current trends

DUTIES:

Provides bibliographic instruction for students enrolled in seated and distance learning classes and faculty/staff
Creates print and digital instructional materials, bibliographies, and information guides
Provides circulation desk and reference assistance including 2 evenings per week
Promotes and markets library services to students, faculty, staff, and community users
Assists with the selection of library resources such as ebooks and electronic databases
Recommends for hire, trains, and supervises work-study students, including the administration of work-study time sheets
Works with the Technical Services Librarian to develop library displays and signage
Coordinates and publicizes book sales
Assists with inventories
Posts and updates library hours on the campus information system, doors of the library and voicemail system
Produces and updates library publications

AVAILABLE:

Thursday, August 7, 2014 is the open date for applications

APPLY BY:

Friday, September 5, 2014 is the close date for applications

TO APPLY:

Please visit Rockingham Community College’s website for a full job description and information on the application process:
www.rockinghamcc.edu/about-rcc/employment/

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Tiffany Williamson
Human Resources Specialist
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2212
williamsont@rockinghamcc.edu

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment